• Karl Shiflett set on YouTube

    An entire recent show by Karl Shiflett & Big Country has been posted online. The video runs just short of two hours, and highlights Shiflett's strong new band, and their highly entertaining style of old school bluegrass. With Karl is Chris

  • Hartford’s Sunday Night Firebox Bluegrass Series

    From the home of Colt’s Patent Firearms, Mark Twain and America’s insurance industry — Hartford, CT — comes an intimate Sunday afternoon bluegrass club experience at the award-winning Firebox Restaurant. Located at 539 Broad Street, in the shadow of the

  • Karl Shiflett to Pinecastle

    Pinecastle Music has announced that Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show have signed with the label, and will release a new CD, Take Me Back, by late Spring. Shifflett goes way past a traditionalist approach with his music. Throwback might be the

  • Karl Shiflett back in the studio

    Take Me Back is the name of the upcoming project from Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show, expected in January 2012 on Karl's KSBC Music label. This will be his first new release since 2003, and serves to introduce a number of

  • Billy Hurt to Karl Shiflett

    Virginia fiddler Billy Hurt is the newest member of Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show. This gig is right up Billy's alley. If there is a fiddler out there with a greater love, knowledge and understanding of the roots of traditional

  • Thomas Point Beach reborn

    This contribution comes from Dick Bowden, who will be a regular correspondent on Bluegrass Today. Here he files his detailed report on the resurrected Thomas Point Beach festival, held this past Labor Day weekend near Brunswick, Maine after having heard

  • Jake Jenkins benefit show in Texas

    Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show are giving a special performance in Lubbock, TX on April 22 as a benefit for the family of Jake Jenkins. Jake, a former member of Big Country Show, was killed late last month when his